Music

Wax Americana: The Rise and Fall of a Underground-Defining Record Shop and Label

There is no separation of high and low culture, there is no…

The Pirates Behind the Groove

While streaming has become the dominant mode of music consumption, vinyl remains…

How the Do LaB Weathered a Coachella Windstorm to Come Back Stronger

Last year, in between Coachella Weekend One and Weekend Two, a windstorm…

Superorganism and the Charming Bizarreness of ‘Browser Tab Pop’

How would you describe the nature of pop music today? Mainstream stars…

Three Must-See Acts This Week

Hip-hop Pusha T 10 p.m., Friday, April 12, at 1015 Folsom. $34.50;…

It Looks a Little Rough (But It Runs Good Anyway)

I shaved my head in high school, impulsively, at a friend of…

Charlotte Gainsbourg’s Chansons Macabres

Charlottte Gainsbourg has released five albums but doesn’t think of herself as a…

Parcels Perfects That Afternoon Pool-Party Sound

“I’m the biggest Steely Dan fan,” Anatole Serret, the drummer of Parcels,…

Robyn Returns to the Bay Area July 25

It is a time of cancellations. Solange pulled out of Coachella over…

Psychedelic Furs, Mitski, and Toots & the Maytals All Play the Stern Grove Festival

The Stern Grove festival, San Francisco’s beloved free summer-Sundays concert, has gone…